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Ethics Committee calls for moratorium on use of facial recognition tech

News | 10/04/2022 5:07 pm EDT
Daniel Therrien at the Sept. 2017 presentation of the privacy commissioner’s annual report./ Hill Times photo by Andrew Meade.

Parliamentarians on the House of Commons Ethics committee are calling for a moratorium on the use of facial recognition technology (FRT) by federal policing agencies used in “confirmed consultation” with the federal privacy watchdog or through judicial authorization.

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